Rules for a flat world

why humans invented law and how to reinvent it for a complex global economy by Gillian K. Hadfield

Written in English
Published: Pages: 396 Downloads: 125
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Subjects:

  • Technology and law,
  • Methodology,
  • Law reform,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Law,
  • Law and economics,
  • Globalization

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGillian K. Hadfield
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK487.E3 H333 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 396 pages
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27222580M
ISBN 100199916527
ISBN 109780199916528
LC Control Number2016022372
OCLC/WorldCa945231104

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